Tobias ten Brink Awarded Funding for Book Translation
Tobias ten Brink received the "Geisteswissenschaften International" award for 2010 for his book "Geopolitik: Geschichte und Gegenwart kapitalistischer Staatenkonkurrenz" (Westfälisches Dampfboot, 2008). The prize was among 23 awarded by the German Publishers and Booksellers Association, the Fritz Thyssen Foundation, VG Wort (Germany’s lending and copyrights society), and the Federal Foreign Office to fund the translation of works in the humanities and social sciences. Altogether the 300,000 euros in prize money will go to financing translations of the titles into English. Tobias ten Brink has been a research fellow at the MPIfG since 2009 and is investigating China’s China’s variety of capitalism.
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